Turning Point Scotland has been making a difference in people’s lives for 20 years, working with people who face diverse and complex challenges which can marginalise them from their communities.
An opportunity to join the Board of one of Scotland’s leading social care providers and shape the future of this award winning organisation.
At Turning Point Scotland, we believe that people matter. We are a leading social care charity that constantly innovates and develops services to ensure everyone we support has the chance to lead as fulfilling life as possible and be part of the community. Our work is underpinned by a Citizenship approach and person centred ethos. Our dedicated staff team of 1300 specialises in supporting people facing a broad range of complex and challenging situations, including homelessness, learning disability, criminal justice, drug and alcohol problems, and mental health issues.
We are looking for 3 Trustees who:
• Are motivated to support our work and contribute to the strategic direction of the organisation
• We are looking to appoint one person with expertise in accountancy, and we also have vacancies for people with a background in pension provision, or experience of Social Enterprise, or the interface between the Third Sector and Local Authorities or other relevant skills.
• Can commit to attending 5 evening meetings, an annual strategy day and visiting 1-2 services every year and being involved in sub committees as required.
• Wish to join an experienced, friendly, enthusiastic leadership team
• Can demonstrate a passion and commitment that matches our own
As we provide 51 services in more than two thirds of Scotland’s local authorities, applications from outwith the Central Belt will be welcomed. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and are committed to equality of opportunity and an inclusive, diverse workforce. Women are particularly welcome to apply as the gender balance of our workforce at all levels, including Trustees, is important to us. Turning Point Scotland are aiming for a 50:50 Board by 2020. Each application will be treated on its own merit.
An induction programme and training will be provided and reasonable expenses can be reimbursed.
Health Opportunities Team are a charity working to improve the emotional and sexual health of young people in Edinburgh.
We are looking for a skilled Project Worker to deliver sexual and emotional health services for young people in Edinburgh.
Do you have proven track record of providing high quality therapeutic 1-1 and group work with young people?
Do you have a proven track record of delivering sexual health and emotional wellbeing programmes and drop-ins?
Could you deliver a physical activity group?
Are you passionate about working with young people?
Do you have energy and commitment?
Are you up for the challenge of working with vulnerable young people?
Do you think you can gain the respect and co-operation of groups of teenagers in a variety of settings?
Are you a dynamic and creative team player?
If you are, then we want to hear from you.
Cassiltoun are committed to regenerating our community not only through first class housing and environmental services but by our wider regeneration work which includes activities such as welfare advice, employability and training, Castlemilk Park, children’s projects and community health projects. We also work closely with our subsidiary companies and in partnership with other organisations and agencies.
Cassiltoun Housing Association are looking to recruit an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic individual for an opportunity which has arisen in our Advice Team.
You are required to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of delivering welfare rights advice and advocacy with a knowledge of welfare reform and its impact on Housing Associations. The successful candidate will provide general advice as well as representation at tribunals. You will work with the Advice Team Co-ordinator, the Welfare Rights Officer and the Advice Assistant to provide services to tenants and service users of both Cassiltoun Housing Association and other partners.
As a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved assessment centre we have a long track record of achieving high grades for our delivery methods across awards in social care and childcare, including Vocational qualifications and Professional Development Awards.
We work with a variety of organisations from education centres to statutory, private and voluntary organisations providing services in social care and childcare. The quality of our assessment processes, and the support we offer to candidates, has been fundamental to our success for over 35 years.
We are currently looking for Peripatetic Assessors to join our teams in childcare and social care delivering SVQs and class room based taught courses. These roles would suit a variety of applicants seeking to earn on a self-employed basis at a level that suits them.
Peripatetic Assessors may already have a part time role and be looking for paid opportunities which may also help to develop their career, others may be approaching retirement or looking to try a new career in training and development.
The role provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding around the assessment process, whilst also developing the skills required to motivate and support staff in their professional development.
We are interested in hearing from trained and untrained assessors. If you do not hold an assessor’s award, we offer the L&D 9DI as part of our induction and assessor development programme. This qualification allows individuals to deliver a range of awards including SVQ, PDA and HNC.
Experience working in childcare or adult care services, and the necessary qualifications to register with the SSSC are essential to the assessor role.
This post involves providing collective and individual Advocacy as well as sustaining and developing its existing work in West Lothian.
Experience of working in mental health/addictions is desirable/
This post has been created though the Scottish Government National Development Fund and will operate in partnership with West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Partnership. The post will develop our existing Collective Advocacy service by setting up a new Forum in West Lothian for people who experience addictions.
Experience of working in mental health/addictions is desirable.
The Fundraising and Marketing manager is responsible for raising funds to support the work of Bethany Christian Trust. The post holder is also responsible for the branding, marketing and promotion of Bethany Christian Trust both locally and nationally to ensure appropriate support for all Bethany’s work with homeless and vulnerable people. The post holder will also be responsible for leading, managing and continuously developing the fundraising and marketing teams.
The essential qualifications and characteristics that will be required of the person undertaking the role are:
•Educated to degree standard or equivalent
•Skills, and proven experience, in the strategic development of fundraising and marketing activities.
•Project Management and Events Management experience
•Experience of fundraising and a member of the Institute of Fundraising
•Proven people management skills to lead the team.
•Knowledge and experience of financial assessments and review of fundraising costs and income generated.
This post will involve a wide variety of administration tasks in order to provide a quality service and support to our Advocacy Workers. Relevant qualification/experience in Microsoft Office is essential.
This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced communications professional to join the Scottish Green Group in Parliament. You will work as part of the central team that supports the work of the Green MSPs in Parliament and is responsible for communications to promote our work to the media, supporters and the public. This is a fast-paced, challenging and rewarding role that will put you at the heart of our efforts to create a fairer, greener Scotland.
Duties and responsibilities
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Bible Advocacy is an emerging field that aims, through modern media, the arts, politics and education, to reconnect people with the Bible.
We are seeking a creative visionary who is passionate about the Bible and culture. You will have an awareness of current influences in contemporary society and a desire to connect the world to the Bible through the Christian faith. Proven communication skills are a key part of this role along with experience in project management or similar leadership skills. Applicants may come from a variety of professions, or already be employed in a Christian charity role.
This is a full-time position based at our head office in Edinburgh; some travel may be required across Scotland. It will involve working closely in a team environment and forming partnerships with key stakeholders, churches and likeminded organisations.
Although this position is Scottish focused, the Scottish Bible Society is a charity with a global reach, that helps people in over 200 countries and territories to receive Bibles in a language they understand and a format they can use.
· This role is based at Bible House, Edinburgh near Haymarket train station.
· This role requires an active Christian faith and an understanding of the different Christian communities in Scotland.
· Salary depending on experience.
· Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 22nd March 2019.
· Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 1st April 2019.